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Homer's Great Reading Adventure, part 1

A few summers ago I went searching for a digital log that teens and adults could use to log their reading time during our all ages summer reading program. 902 more words

Preschool

Our Students Make News


You might have seen the article in the Kitchener-Waterloo Record this week, “People channel ‘inner choo-choo’ for video art installation,” documenting how 19 different people— from a 75-year-old jazz crooner to an eight-year-old boy — impersonated a train as part of a video art installation called “Every day I am a train.” And yes, this was all put together by our students. 405 more words

Digital Upswing Puts Ad Agencies Under Pressure

Trend Summary: Under pressure to produce more work for less money, ad agencies look to move faster and more efficiently.

Exemplifying the growing pressures summarised above, the famed  165 more words

Digital

Thinking about self-tracking, wearables & biopedagogy

Delighted that the article I wrote with Kate O’Riordan (as part of our EU-funded EPINET project) on wearable sensors and fitness tracking has now just been published online in the academic journal  178 more words

Community And Culture

Jamming with the Games Institute


This June (3rd, 4th, and 5th) The Games Institute–founded and headed by English’s own Neil Randall— UW Game Development Club, and Waterloo chapter of the International Game Developer’s Association (UW IGDA) are hosting a Game Jam at the Quantum Nano Centre (beginning June 3rd, room 1502, 5pm). 189 more words

Graduate Students

PhD candidate Emma Vossen WINS!

Congratulations to English doctoral candidate Emma Vossen who has just won the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council’s (SSHRC) annual Storytellers competition. Vossen is one of five national winners – the same winning spot fellow English PhD candidate… 136 more words